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Harris’s floater stuns Notre Dame in ACC Tournament first round, 67-65

Harris’s floater stuns Notre Dame in ACC Tournament first round, 67-65

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

Pitt first-year guard Dayshanette Harris’s go-ahead floater with 2.7 seconds remaining was just the icing on the cake of the Panthers’ improbable and incredible upset over No. 10 seed Notre Dame.

Injuries sink Pitt offense at Notre Dame

Injuries sink Pitt offense at Notre Dame

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

Pitt women’s basketball entered Sunday’s game against rival Notre Dame hoping to get revenge for its close, early-January loss to the Irish. Despite a strong start, Pitt’s shooting struggles and a key injury handicapped the team on its way to another big defeat, 74-52 in South Bend, Indiana.

Irish chase Pitt in second half, win 80-72

Irish chase Pitt in second half, win 80-72

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 6, 2020

After a back-and-forth opening 20 minutes, Notre Dame escaped with a crucial 80-72 win to begin the second half of the conference schedule.

Upcoming stretch could make or break Pitt basketball’s season

Upcoming stretch could make or break Pitt basketball’s season

By Alex Lehmbeck, Senior Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Pitt men’s basketball faces four upcoming opponents with similar records, giving the Panthers a chance to either separate from their ACC competitors or fall into the conference cellar.

Rough shooting dooms Pitt in loss to Notre Dame, 60-52

Rough shooting dooms Pitt in loss to Notre Dame, 60-52

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

January 3, 2020

With a second close battle to start its ACC schedule, the Pitt women’s basketball team again fell by eight points, this time to rival Notre Dame, 60-52, at the Petersen Events Center Thursday night.

Fighting Irish pummel Panthers, 4-0, in Waldrum’s return

Fighting Irish pummel Panthers, 4-0, in Waldrum’s return

By Dominic Campbell, Senior Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

In his return to South Bend after coaching at Notre Dame from 1999 to 2013, Pitt women’s soccer head coach Randy Waldrum saw his Panthers fall 4-0 Thursday night.

Women’s basketball powers cover lackluster opening rounds with electric Final Four

Women’s basketball powers cover lackluster opening rounds with electric Final Four

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

While much of the sporting world was fixated on the NCAA men’s basketball Final Four this weekend, the women also played their Final Four in Tampa. All three contests played this weekend went down to the wire.

Pitt snaps 13-game losing streak on senior day, 56-53

Pitt snaps 13-game losing streak on senior day, 56-53

By Stephen Thompson, Staff Writer

March 9, 2019

While the Panthers' three seniors started the game, their young stars came up clutch down the stretch as the team pulled out its third ACC win in ugly, gutty fashion.

Takeaways from Pitt’s near upset of Notre Dame

Takeaways from Pitt’s near upset of Notre Dame

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

In a close game, Pitt pulled off another near upset against the Fighting Irish. Though there was struggles in both the offense and the defense, three key takeaways stuck out. From Kessman's kicks to Pickett's passes, there are aspects of both defense and offense that can be improved upon.

Notre Dame fends off upset, tops Pitt 19-14

Notre Dame fends off upset, tops Pitt 19-14

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 13, 2018

The Fighting Irish fought their way back against Pitt, taking their first lead with 5:43 left in the game. That would prove to be the final score.

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